SmartDrive160 is one of the latest smart series motor drivers designed to drive high power brushed DC motor with current capacity up to 160A continuously. MOSFETs are switched at 16 KHz to ensure quiet operation and no annoying whining sound. Besides, it also equipped with a microcontroller unit to provide smart features such as multiple input mode, current limiting and thermal protection. SmartDrive160 can also be hooked up with another similar unit and operates in pair. This make driving a robot with differential drive a truly plug and play experience.
Bi-directional control for a single brushed DC motor.
Support input voltage from 8V to 28V.
Maximum current up to 190A peak (1 minute), 175A (2 minutes) or 160A (continuously).
16 KHz switching frequency for quiet operation.
LiPo battery low voltage warning.
Current limiting base on temperature.
Below 60°C : 194A
60°C to 70°C : 175A
70°C to 80°C : 163A
80°C to 90°C : 144A
90°C to 100°C : 125A
100°C to 110°C : 100A
Above 110°C : 50A
Multiple input modes: RC, Analog, PWM, Simplified Serial and Packetized Serial.
On board push buttons for fast test and manual operation.